Andrew Hyde

Camera Department, Camera Operator, Director, Director / DOP, DOP, Producer, Shooter Producer

Darwin, Northern Territory


I am a producer/director, and cinematographer and have worked in this field for the past 32 years. I formed Exposure Productions in 1999 and was the succesful recipent of Northern Territory Government screen enterprise funding in 2019. In 2018 I was awarded the Bob Plasto Fellowship by the NT Government for my contribution to the screen industry. In 2023 I produced and directed the feature documentary Twenty to the Mile and in 2024 we have in production the 2 x 1 hour series Chasing Chaos and the 2 x 1 hour series Tracy.

I commenced my career in television as a news cameraman at Network Ten in Melbourne (1991-1994) and have worked in staff positions at the Nine Network and the ABC as a camera operator, editor, producer and Chief of Staff. I established Exposure Productions Pty Ltd in 1999, working in factual, current affairs and documentary and have a portfolio of corporate clients. For the past 3 years we have been developing 2 x 1 hour series Chasing Chaos with Sydney based distribution company Escapade Media. 2024 is the 50th anniversary of Cyclone Tracy and I am producing and directing 2 x 1 hour documentary for the Nine Network to commemorate the event.

I am a current member of the Screen Territory Advisory Board, which is a ministerial appointment. In 2022 I was elected National Vice President of the Australian Cinematographers Society and I am current chair of the ACS National Policy Sub-Committee. During the pandemic I took on the role of the ABC’s acting Chief of Staff in Darwin, overseeing daily news editorial requirements and managing a newsroom of journalists, camera crew, editors and support staff. I have been a finalist 6 times at the Australian Cinematographers Society National Awards.

I have owned and operated the Darwin based production company Exposure Productions Pty Ltd for 25 years. Exposure produces on average 3 hours of content a year in corporate films, television commercials, corporate communications campaigns and digital media products. I have directed numerous corporate communications products for clients as wide ranging as the Office of Prime Minister & Cabinet, through to Northern Territory Government departments, corporate retail clients and NGO’s.

In 2018/19 I directed and produced the documentary The Sweet Little Note of the Engine for Channel Nine, which broadcast nationally and streamed successfully on Nine Now. I co-produced & directed the independent on-line documentary series Cattle Scars (2014), directed and produced the 6-part reality series The Love Shack (Channel Seven/Southern Cross, 2007) and directed the Channel Nine documentary Bright Horizons (2013) and the Channel Nine one off special Some Like it Hot in 2020. My work in the screen industry as taken me on location in the United States, United Kingdon, France, Belgium, Sweden, Fiji, Vanuatu, East Timor, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.


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